Principle Investigator


Dr. Jun Li

Assistant Professor

Department of Mechanical Engineering

University of Massachusetts Dartmouth

Office: Violette 219

Phone: 508-999-8692


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Ph.D. in Mechanical Engineering, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2012
M.S. in Mathematics & Theoretical and Applied Mechanics, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2009
B.S. in Mechanical Engineering, Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China, 2005

Research Interest

Composite materials, hierarchical materials and lightweight structures
Soft and multifunctional materials, flexible and deployable structures
Computational thermo-elasto-plasticity and fracture mechanics
Image-based (CT, MRI) multiscale modeling of biological materials
Continuum thermomechanics and applications in additive manufacturing